March 21, 2020 Following a long winter close season and not to mention the increasing restrictions and health measures it […]
Tag Archive for ‘salmon’
Time to kill
With the relentless weather and torrents of water everywhere there’s nothing to do but prepare, maintain and check gear for […]
So much to master “Every Day is a school day”!
I have during the past few months thrown myself into trying to understand the basics of fly tying. On the […]
Shiny New Pin
All of the countless hours of scraping, sanding and preparation are now finally behind me. Despite my moans and groans […]
A personal favourite pattern
Willie Gun Copper Tube Fly, December 2019 Continuing to practice basic tying techniques I opted for a Willie Gun variant […]
Fly-Tying trials and tribulations
27th November 2019 On these long cold , dark nights what else is there to do but try to learn […]
River Endrick and the end of the Season approaches
Saturday 19th October 2019 As the end of the Season fast approaches Saturday found me exploring some new pools and […]
Autumn Splendour and my first Endrick Salmon
I was filled with more than the usual buzz of anticipation that we so often have at the start of an outing as there had been good reports all week of decent fish being landed or lost on this upper section of the river.
September Lomond Splendour
Having checked the forecast yet again for the umpteenth time then with a ‘gentle’ wind from the south east forecast I elected to head for north shore of Inchfad in the hope of a decent drift along this shoreline to start with. As I crossed over to and along Inchmurrin my hopes rose as the wind and wave strengthened, so much for the weather forecast I thought as the spray came over the bow.
‘Screaming Reels’ – Lomond 13th July
Saturday at last and heading out up the river I am brimming with the normal anticipation and excitement that has been growing during the preceding week further fuelled by reports of Grilse now being landed on the Loch……more